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|Language of instruction||English|
|Native English teachers|
|Extra languages (other than English)|
|Class sizes||Average||16 students / class|
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|Average number of students per class||
|Does the school employ teaching assistants?||
|Native English speaking teachers||
|Language support for students not fluent in English||
English as an Additional Language
|Additional language classes offered by the school||
French, Spanish, Mandarin
|Entry evaluation for students||
Testing and interview
|Brief description of entry evaluation required||
For entry to the EYFS and Primary sections of the school, in children will usually meet with the Head of Primary or another designated teacher for a one-to-one assessment which will consider and assess literacy, numeracy and reasoning, as well as social skills and developmental progress. They will be interviewed to establish their broader interests and character. Where appropriate further assessment may take place.
Entry into Years 7 to 10 is based on satisfactory performance in tests in English and Mathematics, and an IQ test; for those with English as a second language, an English proficiency test will be arranged.
Entry into Years 11 to 13 is based on GCSE/IGCSE predictions, a school reference or report, an IQ test, and an interview with the Head and/or the Deputy Head Academic.
|External examinations or assessments available||
IGCSE, A Levels
|Extracurricular activities or clubs offered||
King Henry offers many clubs and activities.
|Sports facilities at the school||
Indoor swimming pool, sports hall, squash courts, fitness centre
|Sports teams or sport competitions available for students||
|Qualities and characteristics best defining the school||
King Henry VIII College is a selective, co-educational day and boarding school, taking students from the age of 3 upwards.